Managed Care Outlook

To get or to skip care? Coverage makes the difference


Not surprisingly, many uninsured adults either do not get or postpone care they need. But a recent Kaiser/Commonwealth Fund survey suggests that adults who receive Medicaid benefits also skip or put off care — and that, because of expense, adult Medicaid patients are less likely to fill prescriptions than those without insurance — despite the fact that Medicaid plans offer at least some pharmacy coverage.

SOURCE: UNINSURED IN AMERICA, KAISER COMMISSION ON MEDICAID AND THE UNINSURED, WASHINGTON, 1998

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Precision medicine, big data, Alzheimer’s Disease, migraine, and RNA therapeutics.
Learnings from the April 2018 meeting.
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